Fresh seafood and delicious cuisine with a hint of Creole, Southern and Key West influences, all with the best views. What more could you ask for? Here are the best 5 restaurants to try next time you’re on the Alabama coast.
Located right in Gulf Shores, this beachy, laid back eatery offers traditional Mexican cuisine with an American Twist. Choose from an array of local favorites, like the sizzling Pina Fajitas, cheese grits or the Knockout Margarita – an on-the-rocks concoction with Grand Marnier, triple sec, orange juice and a few secret ingredients.
If you’re looking for delicious food on a budget, than this popular family-friendly restaurant is perfect for you. Whether you’re looking to get off the sand during those hot afternoons or wanting a gorgeous view of the gulf, the seafood and sandwich baskets and delicious drink menu will satisfy just about any palette. Stick around until sunset for live music on the sand!
Brick and Spoon
There’s nothing better than a breakfast on a Sunday morning, and this local hangout is by far the best on the coast. Stop in for brunch and choose from signature delights with a Louisiana twist – like shrimp and grits, beignets, bloody mary’s and cornmeal-dusted oysters. Typically there is a wait, so make sure to call ahead if you’re looking to be seated right away (or just wait at the full bar with a mimosa in hand!).
Voted Best Happy Hour and Best Overall Bar by the People’s Choice Awards, this casual joint is best known for their delicious local seafood and breathtaking views of the gulf. Whatever your age or taste, you’ll find an array of options from their famous Mexican Garage Nachos to their trademarked “Tacky Shrimp.” And make sure to stop in on the weekdays from 2pm – 6pm for a famous bushwacker at a happy hour price!
Fisher’s at Orange Beach
No matter if you choose upstairs or dockside, you are in for a treat at this popular local spot. Upstairs you’ll find an upscale dining experience with a Louisiana inspired menu by Chef Bill Briand. Opt for dockside for a more casual environment that is perfect for larger groups or families. There’s plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, including a beautifully landscaped grass courtyard for the kids to run.
Alabama’s coast offers so many delicious dining options. What’s your favorite spot?
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